Rescuers locate injured mountain biker

April 20, 2010

By Staff

King County Search and Rescue workers located a mountain biker early April 19 who had gone missing near Lake Tradition.

Issaquah Police searched the area for the 41-year-old man late April 18, and then asked the rescue group for assistance. Searchers located the man at about 1:15 a.m., just off a steep trail west of Lake Tradition.

The mountain biker had sustained head injuries due to a fall from his bike. Eastside Fire & Rescue crews transported him to Overlake Hospital Medical Center in Bellevue. His condition could not be determined by press time.

The police became involved after hikers noticed the mountain biker’s cell phone on a trail near Lake Tradition on the High Point Trailhead, and notified a friend of the man who then contacted police.

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